„To safeguard the KMT’s reins of government and majority in the legislature, as well as the future of the public and the Republic of China, I must apologize (for breaking my promise to serve as New Taipei City mayor in full term) to each New Taipei City resident who supports me. I want to tell every Taiwanese and resident of the city that I am doing this (going for the 2016 ROC presidential election) because I have to protect the ROC we love, the democratic politics we have fought to preserve and our healthy democracy of checks and balances.“

—  Eric Chu

Eric Chu (2015) cited in " Presidential Election: KMT’s Eric Chu takes over campaign http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2015/10/18/2003630321" on Taipei Times, 18 October 2015.

Eric Chu photo
Eric Chu12
Taiwanese politician 1961

Citações relacionadas

Kiran Desai photo

„New York is a lovely city. It is an easy city to go back to and an easy city to leave. Every time I go there I immediately make travel plans.“

—  Kiran Desai Indian author 1971

"I am envious of writers who are in India" http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/envious-of-writers-who-are-in-india-kiran-desai/1/180336.html (October 30, 2006), Interview by Nabanita Sircar, India Today

John Holt (Lord Chief Justice) photo
Mao Zedong photo
Eric Chu photo

„Mayor Giuliani is a strong and principled leader. I saw firsthand his leadership in helping transform a crime-ridden New York City into the safest large city in our nation, while increasing preparedness by opening the city’s first Office of Emergency Management. He has always shown uncompromising courage in the face of challenges. I am proud to lead First Responders across America who support Rudy for President.“

—  Howard Safir 1941

A statement by Safir posted on JoinRudy2008.com, Rudy Giuliani's official presidential campaign website anouncing the creation of "First Responders for Rudy"
[Howard Safir, http://www.joinrudy2008.com/article/index/748, Rudy Giuliani Unveils National First Responders Coalition, Rudy Giuliani Presidential Committee, Inc., 2007-08-28, 2007-12-20]

Willem de Kooning photo
Mignon McLaughlin photo
Michael Bloomberg photo
Malala Yousafzai photo
Michael Bloomberg photo

„Although my plans for the future haven't changed, I believe this brings my affiliation into alignment with how I have led and will continue to lead our city.“

—  Michael Bloomberg American businessman and politician, former mayor of New York City 1942

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/huff-wires/20070619/bloomberg-politics/
On His Declaration to Leave the GOP

Obafemi Martins photo

„I am happy at Newcastle. I love the city and the people. Our fans are the best in the world. Even if we are losing or not playing well there are still 52,000 backing us and I respect that.“

—  Obafemi Martins Nigerian footballer 1984

On life at Newcastle. [April 22, 2007, http://home.skysports.com/list.aspx?hlid=462540&CPID=8&clid=4&lid=3&title=Martins:+Best+is+yet+to+come, Martins: Best is yet to come, Sky Sports, 2007-04-22]

Ron Paul photo

„Let me see if I get this right. We need to borrow $10 billion from China, and then we give it to Musharraf, who is a military dictator, who overthrew an elected government. And then we go to war, we lose all these lives promoting democracy in Iraq. I mean, what's going on here?“

—  Ron Paul American politician and physician 1935

GOP debate on Fox News, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, January 10, 2008 http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-na-debatetrans11jan11,0,7962304.story?page=23 http://youtube.com/watch?v=Wuu-ElI56Mw
2000s, 2006-2009

James Madison photo

„Landholders ought to have a share in the government, to support these invaluable interests, and to balance and check the other. They ought to be so constituted as to protect the minority of the opulent against the majority.“

—  James Madison 4th president of the United States (1809 to 1817) 1751 - 1836

Statement (26 June 1787) as quoted in Notes of the Secret Debates of the Federal Convention of 1787 http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/yates.asp by Robert Yates
1780s
Contexto: The man who is possessed of wealth, who lolls on his sofa or rolls in his carriage, cannot judge the wants or feelings of the day-laborer. The government we mean to erect is intended to last for ages. The landed interest, at present, is prevalent; but in process of time, when we approximate to the states and kingdoms of Europe, — when the number of landholders shall be comparatively small, through the various means of trade and manufactures, will not the landed interest be overbalanced in future elections, and unless wisely provided against, what will become of your government? In England, at this day, if elections were open to all classes of people, the property of landed proprietors would be insecure. An agrarian law would soon take place. If these observations be just, our government ought to secure the permanent interests of the country against innovation. Landholders ought to have a share in the government, to support these invaluable interests, and to balance and check the other. They ought to be so constituted as to protect the minority of the opulent against the majority. The senate, therefore, ought to be this body; and to answer these purposes, they ought to have permanency and stability.

E. B. White photo
Maurice Glasman, Baron Glasman photo
Will Arnett photo

„Yeah, I don't think you can live anywhere else -- it's such a great city [New York]. L. A. is kind of a necessary evil, but man, I love going back to New York.“

—  Will Arnett Canadian actor 1970

"The Will Arnett Interview," Television Without Pity (2005) http://www.televisionwithoutpity.com/articles/content/a1005/index-1.html
2005

Anatoliy Tymoshchuk photo
Michael Bloomberg photo
Ken Livingstone photo
Ray Bradbury photo

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“